12.06-12.08

General Operations

Effective Date: 09/01/2010

12.6 Appointment of Policemen and Marshals and Public Safety Officers

1)  The Board of Trustees pursuant to and subject to Public Act 120, Public Acts of 1990, as amended, grants to those Public Safety Officers now or hereafter approved by the Vice President for Administration those powers and authority as are granted by law to peace and police officers to enforce State Laws and to enforce the Ordinances, Rules and Regulations of the Board of Trustees on all property owned or leased by the University or subject to its control, including any public right of way traversing or immediately contiguous to such property.

2)  Pursuant to Public Act 80, Public Acts of 1905, as amended. Those public safety officers now or hereafter approved by the Vice President for Administration are empowered with all authority prescribed by Public Act 80 to enforce all Rules, Regulations and Ordinances of the Board of Trustees governing University property.

This revised Policy is a reaffirmation and continuation of all such powers previously granted and a renewed grant of such power and authority effective on its date of adoption.

History
10/16/70
01/28/82
09/18/92 Changed responsibility
08/03/2000 Changed Executive Vice President and Provost title to Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs
12/13/2002 Changed Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs to the Board of Trustees and Changed Act 80 of the Public Acts of 1905 to Act 120 of the Public Acts of 1990
07/15/2010 Was previously Policy 15.5. Renumbered, revised and clarified in general.

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Effective Date: 09/01/2010

12.7 Weapons Registration

Students and employees of Michigan Technological University and visitors to the University are required to register all firearms (rifles, pistols, shotguns, air rifles), archery or hunting bows, any weapon where license is required by law, or any dangerous weapon, with the Director of Public Safety and Police Services prior to bringing any such item onto University property or any property over which the University may have jurisdiction. Proof of such registration must be carried on the person of such student or employee or visitor while in possession of such an item on University property.

The possession or use of a loaded firearm or archery or hunting bow on University property is prohibited except at the rifle range and designated archery ranges and then only if such equipment is properly registered with the University. The possession of any explosive, excepting commonly accepted recreational sporting ammunition stored in designated weapons storage areas, in use at the rifle range, or in direct and rapid transit to or from these areas, is prohibited on University property except under the direction of a University employee as part of an authorized course or construction activity.

Except for the purpose of promptly transporting a properly registered firearm and/or its ammunition, bow, or other dangerous weapon directly to or from designated weapons storage areas, or the use of such items as part of an authorized course activity, the possession of such an item in any University building is prohibited. Furthermore, the storage of any such item on University property in other than a designated weapons storage area is prohibited. Designated weapons storage areas are limited to the weapons storage rooms in the rifle range, the archery range, ROTC weapons storage facilities, along with such other areas as may be subsequently designated as weapons storage areas by the Director of Public Safety and Police Services. The possession or storage of any firearm, bow, other dangerous weapon, ammunition, or explosive is expressly prohibited in the Residence Halls and Michigan Tech Apartments.

Authorized law enforcement officers in the performance of their duties may be exempted from these regulations.

Any violation of these rules may render the violator liable to disciplinary action or expulsion.

This Policy constitutes a Rule and/or Regulation pursuant to MCL 4.201 et seq and MCL 752.581 et seq.

History
01/11/50
10/15/65
10/16/70
01/28/82
08/02/2007 The weapons storage area has been moved from the residence halls to Public Safety
07/15/2010 Was previously Policy 15.8. Renumbered, changed "designated representative of the University" to "Director of Public Safety", added "This Policy constitutes a Rule... ."

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Effective Date: 09/01/2010

12.8 Security Clearance - Department of Defense - Executive Committee

No member of the Board of Trustees or executive officer of the University shall have access to the classified security information of the United State's government, Department of Defense, until such member or officer has received a security clearance at the level necessary for access to such information.

No employee of the University shall have access to classified information of the United States Government, Department of Defense, until such person has received security clearance at the level necessary for access to such information. The Vice President for Governmental Relations-Secretary of the Board of Trustees shall make all recommendations for security clearance for employees.

There is hereby established an Executive Committee of the Board to be known as the Classified Contracts and Information Executive Committee.

The Committee shall be comprised of the following persons:

The University President, ex-officio.
Two additional members of the Board of Trustees to be designated by the Board Chair.
The Board of Trustees Secretary, ex-officio.
A member to be appointed by the President.

All members of the above committee shall obtain and maintain approved national security clearance at the highest level determined necessary by the secretary of the Board of Trustees in accordance with applicable Department of Defense requirements so as to be appropriately informed on all matters regarding classified projects or research conducted by the university. Such committee members with the appropriate national security clearance will be responsible for informing the board of any necessary university operating information in an unclassified manner. No Committee member lacking the appropriate clearance shall have access to classified security information.

The above Executive Committee shall be responsible for and shall have full authority to exercise management control and supervision over, and the negotiation, execution and administration of classified contracts including responsibility over all matters involving the security of classified matter in the possession of the University.

This policy should be administered pursuant to the provisions of the Industrial Security Manual for Safeguarding Classified Information, Department of Defense.

History
08/11/62
01/28/82
09/24/82 Vice President for Research and Director of Research
09/18/92 Vice President for Governmental Relations and Secretary of the Board of Trustees
08/07/2008 Revised to include the creation of an Executive Committee.
07/15/2010 Was previously Policy 14.5. Renumbered only.

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